(crypt-oh-moan-ass), a common genus of cryptomonad flagellates with chloroplasts. There are two flagella which insert into a groove which opens subapically. Flagella not visible here in this image which emphasises the extrusomes (ejectisomes) that form a little cluster around the flagellar pocket . Off green chloroplasts, and the orange pink items are crystalline inclusions encountered in many cryptomonads. Differential interference contrast.